Kew Youth Hostel & Backpackers

Address: 5 Johannesburg Road, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2004, South Africa | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 5 Johannesburg Road, Johannesburg, is near Johannesburg Zoo, South African National Museum of Military History, and Museum Africa.
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Travel Blogs from Johannesburg

City tour, Apartheid Museum, Soweto then home

A travel blog entry by dougo on May 17, 2015

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... br> Second - children in school uniform on a Saturday attending extra tuition for Maths and English.

Third - wow - look at all these houses - so many large houses, pretty much nicely kept and really no different to a Department of Housing enclave in Sydney where residents take pride in their house and garden.

Fourthly – yes there are some areas that are more like a shanty town but ...

Joburg: Just the Beginning

A travel blog entry by thewanderings on Jul 24, 2014

... of the bush together. Luckily, we didn’t have much use for it anyway. Naturally, there were a few "disagreements" but all-in-all we had an absolutely amazing trip and it’s something I will always look back on with fond memories!

We started with a few days in Johannesburg staying with my Dad’s cousin, Ian (who my dad hadn’t seen for over 40 years), his wife, Diedre, and his 2 children Alexandra and ...

Day 2 Finally Arrived

A travel blog entry by roamed on Feb 13, 2014


... Africa is 7 hours ahead of NY time.) Since I didn't sleep I was so tired. We were met with a wheelchair and the Kensington agent. If I didn't have the wheelchair we would have gotten VIP treatment and moved ahead of everyone which is what happens when you have the wheelchair. So we got in before everyone on our flight even with stopping to go to the bathroom but our luggage was the last out. They then brought us to our ...

In South Africa

A travel blog entry by sharonrobinson on Sep 24, 2013

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... the clothes stay dry and you don't wear them for at least 3 days because by then the eggs have dried up. After Dave’s second daughter was born in Malawi, he said they had to iron her cloth nappies to protect her from getting bitten. He said you also have to iron the cot sheets as it's pretty nasty when the eggs hatch and the larvae bore into a baby's skin. Apparently when the larvae mature, they crawl out and leave a pretty nasty scar. Once the larvae ...

The end of the road

A travel blog entry by riahopkins on Nov 10, 2012

... witness and support crew, off to jump off a bridge. We took a cab to the bridge, which is technically the halfway point between Zambia and Zimbabwe, and into the Customs Office; (the short bridge used to be a sort of no-man's-land between, but now both sides have crept forward and claimed half each. Technically the bungee is on the Zambian side, but you still have to go through the bizarrest Customs procedure I've ever seen. You tell them you're only going to the bridge to do ...

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